I'm new here and trying to start out professionally
Thread poster: vslavmir
vslavmir
United States
Local time: 08:59
English to Russian
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Mar 14, 2004

Hello,

My name is Vlad and my language pairs are Russian and English and though I have done interpreting work as a volunteer and for some pay, most of the jobs that I have gotten came from either the place where I had worked or by mistake. I am looking to become a professional interpreter and am having a hard time understanding what creditials are required. I am also interested in translation and find the same as well. I have a background in Russian (mother toungue) language and literature as well as English (American) and a background in the social services and medical fields. Can anyone recommend where I might start?


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Johanna Timm, PhD  Identity Verified
Canada
Local time: 05:59
Member (2002)
English to German
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This forum is a good place to start Mar 14, 2004

...looking for answers, as similar questions have been asked before - only a couple of days ago, in fact!
http://www.proz.com/topic/18939

or here:
http://www.proz.com/?sp=faq#credentials

or here:
http://www.proz.com/topic/18619

Wishing you courage and good luck,

johanna


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vslavmir
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thanks Mar 18, 2004

slavmir wrote:

Hello,

My name is Vlad and my language pairs are Russian and English and though I have done interpreting work as a volunteer and for some pay, most of the jobs that I have gotten came from either the place where I had worked or by mistake. I am looking to become a professional interpreter and am having a hard time understanding what creditials are required. I am also interested in translation and find the same as well. I have a background in Russian (mother toungue) language and literature as well as English (American) and a background in the social services and medical fields. Can anyone recommend where I might start?


thanks


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